The first Pianos Festival in Paris at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord

We think we know everything about piano but there is still a lot to explore. The first Pianos Festival, to be held in Paris at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord on December 16 and 17, 2018, offers a new approch on the famous instrument with a programmation clever and amazing.

On historical pianos, romantic pianos, modern, prepared and even on toy piano, six artists perform a large repertoire to experiment the sounds of keyboards as differents as John Cage’s, Daniel Steibelt’s, Francesco Filidei’s, Carl Maria von Webe’s r, Carl Czerny’s or Frédéric Chopin’s. Pianist Nicholas Hodges, Claudia Chan, Edoardo Torbianelli and Laureates pianists such as Luca Montebugnoli exhume rare scores thanks to the joint efforts of two major institutions, the Paris’ Médiathèque Musicale Gustav Mahler and the Royaumont Foundation. Six concerts are proposed around themes such as “Virtuosity”, “Chopin and his friends” or ” Toy pianos played “.